cooking with gas

Cooking with gas
(USA) If you're cooking with gas, you're working very efficiently.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cooking with gas — in. doing exactly right. (Always with ing.) □ That’s great! Now you’re cooking with gas! □ I knew she was finally cooking with gas when she answered all the questions correctly …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Cooking with gas — be doing things correctly and well: now you re cooking with gas …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cooking with gas — Australian Slang be doing things correctly and well: now you re cooking with gas …   English dialects glossary

  • cooking with gas — Vrb phrs. To succeed, to proceed well. E.g. After a beer, the work went well. We were cooking with gas …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • (be) cooking with gas — be cooking with ˈgas idiom (NAmE, informal) to be doing sth very well and successfully Main entry: ↑cookidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cook with gas — vp To do something right. As soon as he got the grip on his golf clubs right, he was cooking with gas. 1940s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • gas stove — noun a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑gas range, ↑gas cooker • Hypernyms: ↑stove, ↑kitchen stove, ↑range, ↑kitchen range, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas range — noun a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas • Syn: ↑gas stove, ↑gas cooker • Hypernyms: ↑stove, ↑kitchen stove, ↑range, ↑kitchen range, ↑cooking stove …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas cooker — noun a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas • Syn: ↑gas range, ↑gas stove • Hypernyms: ↑stove, ↑kitchen stove, ↑range, ↑kitchen range, ↑cooking stove …   Useful english dictionary

  • cooking — /ˈkʊkɪŋ/ (say kooking) noun 1. → cookery. –adjective 2. of a lesser quality as suitable for use in cooking: cooking salt; cooking wine. –phrase Colloquial 3. be cooking, to be in full swing: that band is really cooking now. 4. be cooking with gas …   Australian English dictionary

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